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Old 04 February 2004, 14:13   #1
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A Frames

Are A Frames essential and if so what types are best suited to small RIBs e.g. I have a Ribcraft 4.8m and I am not sure whether to fit an A Frame or not and if I do, what type
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Old 04 February 2004, 15:28   #2
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I don't think they are essential but they do come in handy on a small RIB.

you can stick a couple of wwaterproof pots on them and it gives a bit of extra height (and therefore further range) to you HVF and Radar reflector. you can stick your NAV lights on it as weel
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Old 04 February 2004, 15:40   #3
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You can lean against it while having a pee overboard. Don't underestimate the importance of this, particularly when it's a bumpy sea.
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Old 04 February 2004, 16:23   #4
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Worth having.
Im going to have on mine, nav lights, vhf antena, gps antenna, radar reflector, spot lights, also gives you something to strap wakeboards and dry bags to.
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Old 05 February 2004, 06:37   #5
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http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2498

If you are going to have one made I think the way Chris's bottle holders are in place is much better than the normal vertical type.
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